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The Best of Berkeley Public Health 2022

A Community of Innovators, Changemakers, and Arc-Benders

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We innovate solutions to public health’s greatest challenges through groundbreaking research.

We train the next generation of public health changemakers through world-class education.

We bend the arc of the moral universe toward health equity and social justice.

Top School

  • UC Berkeley named No. 1 public university worldwide by US News and World Report
  • No. 8 School of Public Health, US News and World Report
  • No. 1 Public Health Online MPH, Higher Learning Today

Research Success

  • $47.6 million in research grants
  • More than 600 papers published in Science, PLOS One, JAMA, and other prestigious journals

Student & Faculty Diversity

  • 1,242 students, including 300+ online MPH students
  • 26% of students are from diverse backgrounds
  • 31% of faculty members are from diverse backgrounds

Faculty Honors

  • Amani Allen, PhD, MPH, received the Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity from UC Berkeley
  • Jodi Halpern, MD, PhD, named Guggenheim Fellow
  • Rachel Morello-Frosch, PhD, MPH, elected to the National Academy of Medicine
  • Osagie Obasogie, JD, PhD, named Guggenheim Fellow
  • Ziad Obermeyer, MD, named In Vivo 2022 Rising Leader
  • Jingshen Wang, PhD, awarded National Science Foundation Career Award

Fundraising Impact

  • Raised over $25 million in 2022
  • Received support from more than 2,400 donors for research, fellowships, faculty, and social impact